This year, UC Davis launched a week-long inaugural Summer Drone Academy program for high-schoolers from groups underrepresented in STEM fields, with help from CITRIS and the Federal Aviation Administration.
Berkeley chemistry major Priscilla Zhang is one of 13 undergraduates conducting hands-on research this summer as part of the Cal Energy Corps, an internship program now housed in CITRIS.
The NHERI SimCenter has just released three research tools and its third educational tool that support natural hazards engineering.
German conglomerate Siemens has acquired Comfy, which designs IoT-enabled technology for office workers to control temperature and lighting. The company got its start at CITRIS […]
On May 10, the White House convened 100 national leaders in industry, tech, government, and academia for a summit on the potential of artificial intelligence […]
At a showcase in April at the Banatao Auditorium, undergraduate and graduate students presented their work developing novel tech ideas, addressing issues from gait impairment in the elderly and robots for disaster relief to connecting refugees to social services.
Faced with shortages of water and workers, winemakers are working with CITRIS researchers at UC Merced and UC Berkeley on a robot-assisted precision irrigation delivery system that uses machines to monitor and adjust water emitters
In its first annual student video competition, UCTV’s CITRIS-seeded “Sustainable California” channel awarded first place to a trilingual Berkeley graduate student team production about using UAVs for mapping and ecological monitoring.
“All these robots suffer from the same challenge: they need to anticipate,” says CITRIS researcher Anca Dragan. Doctoral students working with CITRIS Sustainable Infrastructures director […]
Decades in the making, a carbon-free future for the University of California is finally in sight.
We are delighted to announce the CITRIS Seed Funding Program awards for 2018. This year, 50 highly competitive teams from the four CITRIS campuses at UC […]
The University of California launched its Carbon Neutrality Initiative in 2013, aiming to reach that target by 2025. But the big question has been how. Now, a […]
Applications are now open for this year’s Cal Energy Corps program! The Cal Energy Corps, sponsored this year by the Center for Information Technology Research […]
UC Santa Cruz has launched a new tech incubator, SVLink, based at the Silicon Valley campus in Santa Clara. Review of applications for up to […]
CITRIS Silicon Valley Forum: Visionary entrepreneur Thomas M. Siebel of C3 IoT and robotics pioneer Ken Goldberg of UC Berkeley are among the speakers lined […]
Air pollution is one of the greatest threats to human health worldwide, responsible for millions of premature deaths each year. Emissions from vehicles, power plants, wildfires, […]
The test beds at CITRIS (Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society) and the Banatao Institute in Sutardja Dai Hall, CIEE (California […]
We are excited to announce the CITRIS Research Exchange Seminar Series lineup for Spring 2018! Jan 31, 2018 – Bots and Tots featuring Hal Varian, […]
CITRIS-seeded UC-TV’s “Sustainable California” channel features documentaries on environmental topics such as this update on the sea star wasting disease first identified in 2013 from […]
3D Orchards: Virtual reality meets agriculture in the article below featuring CITRIS Researcher Dr. YangQuan Chen and the UC Merced MESA lab. Farmers are relying more and more […]
UC Berkeley engineers, working with CITRIS Director and EECS Professor Costas Spanos, have developed a new Building-in-Briefcase (BiB) system that can easily monitor the efficiency & sustainability of buildings.
Do you want to fight air pollution and win $100,000? Apply for Smogathon 2017 by August 15th! On October 3rd, BERC will be hosting a […]
CITRIS Director Costas Spanos is among a team of UC Berkeley researchers investigating the implications – and potential misuse – of information gathered by smart […]
“Despite widely adopted non-discrimination protections and benefit coverage for same-sex couples, LGBT employees as a cohort may still be under-recognized,” says Camille Crittenden, Deputy Director […]